Veratrum album

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Veratrum Album homeopathy medicine – drug proving symptoms from Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica by TF Allen, published in 1874. It has contributions from R Hughes, C Hering, C Dunham, and A Lippe.


Veratrum album, Linn. Natural order: Liliaceae. Common names: White Hellebore; (G), Weisse-Niesswurz, (Fr.), Le Varaire Blanc. Preparation: Tincture of the root.


It brings on a new attack of gout. Cholera. Trembling of the whole body. Spasms. Spasms, convulsions. Epileptic spasms. Chronic weakness. Sleepy weakness in the morning which prevents his rising from bed. Attacks of weakness when walking. Weakness as from too great heat in the air. Weak a long time in the evening on account of mental excitement (first day); weakness (second day); weak and disinclined to work (fourth day); weak feeling as though he had not slept enough, head stupid; on attempting to rise he sank back in bed, overcome by sleep, a dreamy half sleep, with sweat and apprehensive mood (fourth day); weak and heavy, with a dizzy head and inability to work the whole forenoon, better after a glass of wine (seventh day); weakness in the morning (eighth day). Great weakness in the afternoon, and in the evening, so that he went to bed early, followed by fatiguing, dreamy sleep (first day); weak in the evening; all work, especially mental work is irksome, with great uneasiness, heaviness of the head, which is painful, followed by stupid sleep (second day); great weakness (fourth day); weakness (seventh day). Weak and chilly in the morning. Extreme weakness. Great weakness, with toothache and inflammation of the tonsils. Excessive weakness on going to stool. Extreme weakness. While lying, his weakness does not disappear, but all his other symptoms do, and they return only on rising; while sitting they also disappear, and only the headache remains. Weariness. Desire to lie down. Weariness over the whole body, as if he had walked too far (after two hours). Movements slow. Muscles relaxed. General loss of power in the body, as if he had not slept enough, with an otherwise active mind, in the morning. Paralytic sinking of the strength. Rapid sinking of all the forces, which invites sleep, in the forenoon. He sinks down exhausted. Complete muscular prostration. Prostration and weariness of the whole body, especially of the arms and hands so that it was impossible for him to hold freely in front of him a book which was not at all heavy. Faintness. Restless (first day). Busy restlessness. Activity and mobility on the diminution of the pains and emotional disturbances. Sensation in the bones as if they had been beaten (after two hours). Pain, consisting of a pressure and bruised sensation in the muscular parts of the body. Sensation of itching in the bones. Transient stitches, here and there, in the body. He is affected by the open air, it distresses him, as if he were convalescent from an acute illness.


Emotional. Delirium, he thinks that he is a hunter. Slight delirium; coldness over the whole body with open eyes, with cheerful, at times laughing expression, he prattles about religious subjects and about vows to be performed, prays, believes that he is not in his own house (after one hour). Slight delirium. He imagines that he is a prince and behaves in a very haughty manner. Persistent raging with great heart of the body. Rages, tears his clothes and does not talk. Swallows his own faeces. Bites his shoe and swallows the pieces. Stamps his feet, with loss of appetite. C Cursing and howling all night and complaining of being stupid, with headache and salivation. He thinks that he is dumb and blind, and has a cancer. She kisses everybody that comes in her way, before the menses. She imagines that she has labor pains.

She fancies herself pregnant. She expects a speedy parturition. She is inconsolable over a fancied misfortune, runs about the room howling and screaming, looking upon the ground, or sits brooding in the corner, wailing and weeping in an inconsolable manner; worse in the evening; sleeps only till 2 o’clock. Screaming and running about, with paleness of the face and fear. Frequent paroxysms of running about the room till sinking down. Screaming and running about, with dark-blue face. She clasps her hands over her head and sings, with cough and very tenacious mucus in the chest. Sensation in his whole being as if he were gradually nearing his end, though with tranquillity. He groans, is beside himself; does not know what to do with himself (after two or three hours). When he is busy his head is freer, but when he has nothing to do he seems dazed, cannot easily think, is quiet and absorbed in himself (after two and fifteen hours). Laughter, alternating with whining. He sings and thrills very joyously at night. Joyfulness, sharpness, of mind. Very lively, eccentric, excessively joyful. Taciturn. Talkative. Taciturnity, it vexes his to speak a word, talking is very irksome; he speaks in a low and weak voice. Melancholia, with chilliness, as if dashed with cold water, and with frequent qualmishness. Mind despondent mood, even to weeping (after twenty-four hours). Depression of spirits, despondency and discouragement, with involuntary weeping and running of tears from the eyes, and inclination to hang the head. Mood gloomy, depressed, can scarcely talk (fifth day). Anxiety. Great anguish. Anxiety and vertigo. Anxiety causing crawling in the fingers. Excessive anxiety taking away the breath. Great anxiety in the morning. Anxiety, screaming and running about). Great anxiety through the whole night. Extreme anxiety in the evening and after dinner, so that he did not know whiter he should turn. Anxiety as from a bad conscience, as if he had committed a crime. Anxiety as if he dreaded a misfortune, as if some evil were impending. (Anxiety after going to bed in the evening, lasting until almost midnight, with waking coma, and drawing movements in the abdomen, which causes roaring in the head). He is utterly unable to rise for eight hours, is obliged to either sit or lie; if he stands he is tormented by the most frightful anxiety, wherewith the forehead becomes covered with cold sweat, and he becomes sick even to vomiting (after three hours). Anxiety with fear of apoplexy during an evacuation of the bowels. Fear. Frightful and easily startled. Fear ending with frequent eructations. C Loss of courage, despair. Ill-humor (first day). Ill-humored when provoked (after four hours). He says nothing except when irritated, and then he scolds. Irritable, inclined to be vexed with every interruption at work (sixth day). Ill-humor in the forenoon; no inclination to work (seventh day). He becomes very peevish, every trifle excites him (after one hour). Cannot endure to have any one speak to him. Vexation from the slightest cause, with anxiety and palpitation, with rapid, audible respiration. He seeks out faults in others and contemplates them. A certain indifference all day, so that he frequently rubs the forehead in order to think clearly and to work which does not go to suit him, with weakness (second day). Restless mood, oppression and anxiety (after one hour). Busy restlessness, he undertakes several things, but is always soon weary and accomplishes nothing. Intellectual. Oversensitiveness; increased mental power. Inclination and desire to work. Disinclined to think, answers with difficulty, cannot apprehend quickly what he hears, use his judgment, nor find the right answers (second day). He cannot get on with mental work; there is very soon a loss of ideas. Loss of ideas. He does not recognize his relatives. Memory leaves him. Almost complete loss of memory, he forgets the word he was about to speak. Stupefaction. Stupidity, difficulty of thought, distraction (first day). Almost complete loss of senses. His reason leaves him. Is conscious only as in a dream. Loss of consciousness. Walking coma; one eye is open, the other close or half open, and frequent starting up as if frightened (after half an hour).


Confusion and Vertigo. Dizzy confusion of the head (first day). Vertigo. Excessive vertigo. Very dizzy in the morning. Vertigo and intoxication (after twenty-four hours). Vertigo when walking (second day). Incessant dizziness for three days. Vertigo with aversion to all food. Vertigo; everything turned about in a circle (after three hours and a half). Dizzy, it seems as if there were nothing firm in his head. Vertigo, so that he was obliged to steady himself while walking, so that he is obliged to steady himself (third day). Vertigo towards noon, and perspiration at night, before the menses. Vertigo, especially on rising from a seat, with violent pressure in the vertex, pain in the arms, vanishing of vision, creeping coldness through the arms. General Head. Apoplexy. Blood rushes violently to the head on stooping (after eight hours). Head heavy (first and ninth days). Head heavy, with pressing pain. Head heavy, oppressed (third day). Head heavy, confused. Head heavy, dull. Head heavy, dizzy on rising in the morning (sixth day). The head seems heavy, and everything in it seems to turn in a circle. Head heavy, confused, empty, with peevishness and disinclination to do anything the whole forenoon (fourth day). Head heavy, dull, talking is difficult, as if he could not think of the words (fifth day). Head dull (tenth day). Dullness of the head, with nausea for two days. Painful dulness of the head, with tensive pressure, now in the temples, now in the whole of the vertex, most violently when sitting erect and standing, relieved by stooping, and also by lying upon the back, with rather contracted pupils. Headache, (fifth day). Headache, with vomiting of green mucus. Headache, with some stiffness. Headache and pain in the back, with colic and qualmishness. Headache increased even to reeling, while walking, but it diminished again while sitting (after two hours). Headache as if the brain were broken. Headache, heavy, tense, and stupefying (second day). Constrictive headache, with constrictive pain in the pharynx. Violent headache (second day). Violent headache with flow of urine. Violent headache, which disappears on the appearance of the menses. Sudden violent headache and intolerable pain in the occiput (after six hours). During menstruation (which had not occurred for six weeks), headache (tearing ?), especially in the morning, with qualmishness; diminished in the evening. Paroxysmal pain here and there in the brain, consisting of a bruised sensation and pressure. Stupefying pressing pain in the head (fifth day). Pressing, tensive headache over the whole head (seventh day). Tension in the head between the temples (after half an hour). Drawing pain in the head and small of the back. Shattering in the head and jerking in the left arm, with paleness, of the fingers. Sensation of a cold wind blowing through the head. Pressing throbbing headache. Intermittent throbbing headache (after six hours). Forehead. Throbbing headache over the left eye for a quarter of an hour heaviness in the forehead. Pinching pain in the forehead (first day). Single stitches in the forehead, even while sitting (after four hours). Sticking pain in the left side of the forehead (fifth day). Buzzing and roaring in the forehead, with dull internal headache (after four hours). Tension in the sinciput (first day). Temples. Dull pressing headache, while extends from the temples to the forehead, aggravated by bending forward, relieved by bending backward and by external pressure, on the contrary recurring on rising up (after three hours). (A sensation extending downward in the temples as if a drop of water running down, though not a cool sensation). Stinging in the temples (seventh day). Sticking in the temples (sixth day). Vertex. Headache in the vertex like a flattening pressure, which becomes a throbbing on movement. Dull pressure on the crown of the head in the morning after waking. Internal cutting in the vertex (after four hours). Pressing headache in one side, associated with the pain in the stomach (after four hours). Occiput. Tension in the occiput and forehead (fifth day). Constant sticking pain deep in the occiput, with tension of the occiput (first day). External Head. Sensation in the hair on the right side of the head; as if a bunch of hair were electrified crawling and bristling of the hair, with slight shivering in the skin under the hair (after five hours, and afterwards). Tension in the skin of the forehead, with a feeling as if difficult to move, and a pressure (first day). (Itching on the head), (first day). Itching, biting stitch on the scalp, provoking scratching (after ten hours and a half). Itching on the forehead.


Objective. Eye distorted, protruding. Eye turned upward, so that only the white could be seen, for an hour. Eyes staring. Eyes without lustre. Eyes surrounded by black rings. Violent inflammation of the eyes. Painful inflammation in the eyes, with excessive headache, on account of which he was unable to sleep at night (after six days). Inflammation of the eyes, with tearing pain. Inflammation of the white of the eye, with tearing pain. Redness of the white of the right eyes. Inflammation of the right eye, with febrile heat. Inflammation of the right eye. Blueness of the left eye, with frequent eructations. The eyes have a weak look, are surrounded by blue rings. Subjective. Pain in the eyes. Pressing pain in the eyes, with loss of appetite. Complained of pain in both eyes, and moved the hands over the head. Sensation of weakness in the eyes. Heat in the eyes, with headache. Violent, long-continued sensation of heat in the eyes. Sticking and burning in the eyes, increased in the open air (first day). Heat in the eyes and face, with redness of the cheeks, as from a draft of hot steam. Lids. Lids agglutinated difficult to open, on rising (fifth day). Lids agglutinated during sleep (after two hours). A kind of paralysis of the lids, they seen too heavy, can scarcely raise them with the greatest effort. Extreme dryness of the lids. The lids are dry especially after sleeping; are painful as if rubbed sore; are stiff and agglutinated. Acute sensation of dryness in the upper lid, as if salt were between it and the ball, without great redness of the eye, at noon, after dinner. Sensation of dryness of the lids. Pressure in the eyelids, as from too great dryness, after a short midday nap, followed by watering of the eye (after six hours and a half). Burning in the eyelids (sixth day). Painful pressing stitches in the upper lid up the outer canthus (after ten hours). Fine sharp stitches in the canthi. Fine sticking itching internally in the coverings of the eyes (after two hours). Lachrymation. Eyes watery. Lachrymation, moisture in the eye (third day). Lachrymation, with dimness of the eyes (third day). Frequent lachrymation, with redness of the eyes, as in coryza (after six hours). The eyes seem watery, as if covered with albumen. Violent running of water from the eyes and cutting pain, together with a sensation of dryness and heat in them (after half an hour). Pupils. Pupils dilated. Pupils greatly dilated (after four hours). Pupils excessively dilated, with very decided weakness of vision; he could not recognize persons standing near him, or only very slowly, at 7 P.M. (after eight hours). Pupils at first contracted, afterwards dilated, with weakness and inclination to sleep, even while walking. Pupils inclined to contract. Contraction of the pupils, with constant compressing pain in the eyes (after one hour and a half). Contracted pupils (immediately and after six hours). Pupils very much contracted during the first six hours. Ball. Eyeballs have a rotary motion. The right eyeball is painful at the outer canthus, as if beaten, in repeated paroxysms; when pressing upon it ceases to ache (after three hours). Vision. Vision vanishes, he cannot see. Vision somewhat obscured. Vision at times indistinct. Double vision. Sparks before the eyes. On rising from a seat black spots and sparks the eyes, on account of which he could not stand for eight hours, but was obliged to either sit or lie (after three hours). Numerous shining spots flit before the eyes.


Tearing in the lobule of the ear. Sharp stitches just behind the left ear and in the jaws. Sensation as if a membrane were stretched over the ear. In the right ear a sensation of a cold breath, followed by a sensation of great heat, then again cold, and so alternately several times (after twenty-six hours). Pressing pain in the meatus auditorius. A pressure in the right ear, in the morning (after two days). Some stitches deep in the left ear. Hearing. Diminished hearing (third day). Dulness of hearing, one ear or the other seems stopped. Ringing in the ears. He complains of deafness and pain in the chest. Roaring and rushing in the ears, immediately on rising from eight hours (after four hours). Roaring in the ear like a wind and storm. Whistling in the right ear, preceded by dulness of hearing; once after the whistling the hearing was clear; after two minutes it was again dull (first day).


Frequent sneezing, catarrh, much nasal mucus (second day). Frequent sneezing (seventh day). Violent, very frequent sneezing. Catarrh (after eight hours). Violent and very peculiar catarrh (seventh day). Acute catarrh, lasting five days, followed by secretion of mucus in the fauces and throat, the mucus gelatinous, with some membranes of yellow-brown mucus (ninth day). Epistaxis. Bleeding from the right nostril. Nosebleed before the menses. (Nosebleed during sleep, at night). His nose becomes dry and hot, as in dry catarrh (after six hours). Sensation as if the nose internally were completely dry, such as the dust of a dry road would produce (after three hours). Sensation of compression and pressing inward in the nasal bones. Sensation as if the nose were ulcerated internally. Sharp burning in the left nostril. Smell of dung in the nose (after sixteen hours).


Swelling of the face for several days. Face sunken, with anxious expression. Convulsive movements of the face and limbs. Face bluish. Face dark colored, with an expression of anxiety. Face dark red, hot. Extreme redness and heat of the face. Red face, with great thirst and flow of urine. Paleness of the face. Face and lips pale. He became pale in the face, with the frequent stools. Sudden alternations of paleness, with heat and redness of the face. (Painful jerking sensation in the muscular parts of the face), (after three hours). Drawing and tensive pain over the whole right side of the face and right ear. Burning in the face and head. Cheeks. Twitching in the cheeks, at noon, sparks before the left eye, paleness of the face and faintness, followed by vomiting of a quantity of white froth (the attacks recurring for three days). Stitches in the right cheek and right chest, with salivation. Lips. Cracking of the skin of the lips. Dry lips and mouth, in the evening, not without thirst (after thirteen hours). Burning on and somewhat above the red of the upper lip. Jaws. Jaws closed. Stiffness of the masseter muscles. Dull pressure in the muscles of the left side of the jaw, like a violent pressure with a dull point of wood. While eating all the muscles of the lower jaw become, as if bruised, so that he is obliged to stop chewing. Smarting pain on the forepart of the lower jaw (after nine hours). Sticking pain in the articulations of the jaws, on opening them, which prevents his drawing down the jaw as usual (after four hours). Needle like stitches in the right jaw, frequently through the day (second day).


Teeth. Looseness of the teeth. Towards the end of the menses grinding of the teeth and bluish face. Grating of the teeth. Toothache, followed by swollen red face. Toothache consisting of pressure and heaviness in the left upper back teeth, as if they were filled with lead. Severe toothache and headache. Toothache at first pressive, afterwards when chewing, ending in a drawing streaming into the roots of the teeth, when something even soft was taken between the teeth. Teeth acutely affected by cold wind (seventh day). Burning in the upper incisors. Gum. Swelling of the gum of the lower jaw. Tongue. Swelling of the tongue. Dryness of the tongue. Tongue cold. Burning on the tongue and in the throat. Sharp burning on the tip of the tongue. Stinging and burning of the tongue. General Mouth. Frothing from the mouth. Running of mucus from the mouth towards noon. Inflammation of the mouth internally. Great secretion of mucus in the mouth, fauces, and throat, large lumps of mucus were expectorated without cough every minute (fourth day); constant mucus in the mouth and throat after eating (fifth day); constant spitting of mucus, for more than half an hour, with cold hands, in the evening after a glass of wine (fifth day), 34. Tenacious mucus on the palate and in the mouth, which could scarcely be loosened, increased after drinking water (second day); (loosened and expectorated after a glass of water), (third day). Mouth dry and sticky, without special thirst. Extremely distressing sensation of dryness in the mouth and stickiness, for an hour in the morning, after waking and rising, without thirst, only slightly relieved after rising the mouth (after twenty hours). Dryness and stickiness in the mouth, alternation with watering of the mouth (after twenty-four hours). Dryness of the mouth, palate, and thirst for water. Warm sensation posteriorly in the mouth and fauces. Burning in the mouth a if rubbed with pepper, though it was not dry (after one hour). Burning in the mouth as if rubbed with pepper, though it was not dry (after one hour). Burning heat in the mouth, especially in the fauces and pharynx (first day). Sensation of cooling with burning and sticking in the mouth and tip of the tongue. Pain in the mouth, followed by violent inflammation, and at last a very red swollen tongue, preceded by nausea. Numb sensation on the palate, as if a burnt spot had healed and become covered with a thick skin, or as if the palate were covered with the skin of a plum. Mouth seemed sore. Saliva. Salivation. Saliva salt (second day). Much tasteless water collects in the mouth. Salivation increases, with an acrid, salt taste in the mouth and on the tongue, and great heat in the palms of the hands and pit of the stomach. Uninterrupted running of saliva from the mouth, like water brash. Tenacious salivation. Tasteless saliva, tastelessness in the mouth. Much saliva in the mouth for several hours together. Taste. A biting taste as of peppermint in the throat, with a sensation of rising heat from the pharynx into the mouth, which persisted and became associated with qualmish nausea. (Constant sour taste in the mouth, with collection of much watery saliva). Taste and coolness in the mouth and throat as from peppermint. Foul, herby taste in the mouth, almost like pestwurzel (after three hours). Foul taste as of dung in the mouth. Diminished taste; a pasty taste in the mouth (after a quarter of an hour). Speech. Stammering. Is unable to talk. Loss of speech.


Tenacious mucus in the throat (fourth day). Throat somewhat swollen. Paroxysmal constriction and choking in the throat as if one had eaten unripe pears. Contraction of the throat as if caused by the pressure of a swelling. Violent pains in the throat. Pressure in the throat and oesophagus, as far down as the stomach, with burning stinging in the pharynx (fifth day). Drawing and pressure in the left side of the throat. Drawing pain in the throat, thirst and colic. Dryness of the throat, which can not be relieved by drink (after six hours). C Throat dry and burning (fifth day). Scraping in the throat. Scraping in the throat like catarrh. Roughness in the throat. Burning in the throat. Burning in the throat and stomach. Burning in the throat and tongue. Burning scraping in the throat. Violent burning in the throat, oesophagus, and stomach. Extreme burning in the throat, oesophagus, and stomach (after half an hour). Violent burning in the throat and stomach. Fauces and Pharynx. Secretion of mucus in the fauces, but with a sensation of dryness and heat (third day). Distension of the pharynx. Redness of the pharynx with some swelling of the tonsils. Burning in the pharynx and stomach. Sensation of warmth in the pharynx and upper abdomen. A coldness come up into the pharynx ( but a spot far back on the palate is also cold, followed by a large amount of warm, sweetish, salt-tasting, slimy liquid, rising up like water brash, when the coldness in the throat and palate is relieved for the moment, but returns (after twenty-four hours). Oesophagus. Distension of the oesophagus, with a feeling as if he would suffocate. Swallowing. Swallowing impossible. External Throat. The left submaxillary glands swollen, associated with a sore throat internally, especially in the left side, with kind of choking and constriction in the throat on swallowing, which lasts a short time after swallowing (after one hour). Pain in the submaxillary glands as if pinched (after three hours).


Appetite and Thirst. Ravenous appetite without thirst. Ravenous hunger. Hunger and thirst with profuse flow of urine. Violent hunger, as on the previous days (sixth day). Feeling of hunger in the stomach, with undisturbed appetite (eighth day). He eats much, but still complains of hunger and emptiness in the stomach. Desire for eating and drinking with the diarrhoea. Longing for only cold food, herring, sardines, fruit. Appetite for fruit. Constant very greedy desire for gherkins. Desire for citric acid. Desire for acid things. No desire for warm food, at noon, but more for fruit. No appetite and no hunger; when eating nothing is relished. Little appetite; nausea when eating (fifth day). Aversion to warm food, and on eating it he did not relish it, though he had not eaten for a long time; yet desire for fruit. Excessive thirst. Excessive thirst during the perspiration. Much thirst for cold drinks, immediately. Much thirst in the afternoon and evening. Great thirst with hunger. Eructations. Eructations of gas. Violent eructations, mostly of air (after six hours and three-quarters). Frequent eructations (fifth day). Sour eructations. (Eructations even while fasting; sour eructations in the forenoon). Eructations of odorless flatus (first day). Eructations after breakfast, chilliness and weakness (eight day). Bitter eructations. (Eructations tasting of the food). Constant qualmish eructations with terrific cough. Empty eructations of gas after eating. Empty eructations, immediately. Empty eructations in the evening after lying down in bed, followed by a scraping, scratching sensation in the larynx, almost as after heartburn (after twelve hours). Frequent efforts to eructate. Hiccough. Hiccough. Hiccough in the morning with the customary smoke (after twenty- four hours). Hiccough, for half an hour. Long- continued hiccough. A large amount of water suddenly come into the throat (water brash), he cannot swallow it quickly enough and it gets into the air-passages, and frequently chokes him (after twelve hours and a half). Cardialgia. Nausea and Vomiting. Nausea. Nausea, with great thirst, and flow of urine for three days. Nausea, with weakness, so that he was obliged to lie down (fifth day). Nausea, followed by violent and frequent vomiting (after half an hour); constant and bloody vomiting (after one hour). Nausea, pressure, and heaviness in the stomach after eating a little. Nausea, with hunger and pressure in the epigastric region while eating, disappearing immediately after eating. Great nausea before vomiting. Great nausea, with profuse salivation. Great nausea, with red sweaty face. Constant nausea and salivation, with great appetite and thirst. Qualmishness, with a bilious taste in the mouth. Qualmishness arose from the breakfast, which disappeared after eating meat, at noon (after twelve hours). Qualmishness with closure of jaws. Qualmishness in the pit of the stomach. Qualmishness with frothing from the mouth. Qualmishness and hoarseness, much cough. Qualmishness and salivation, with closure of the jaws. Excessive qualmishness, with great thirst. Very qualmish, he would gladly have eaten something but had no appetite. Sick and weak (first day). Nausea after diner (second day); nausea and crawling in the stomach (fifth day). Feels very sick and weak after a short walk. Excessive inclination to vomit, even to faintness. Vomiting; immediately. Violent vomiting of a slimy acid liquid with food, with painful distortion of the face. Forcible excessive vomiting. Attacked with violent and incessant vomiting, and lived only from morning till night. Vomiting and diarrhoea as many as ten times, with pale sunken face, covered with cold sweat (after six hours). If there be vomiting the strength and pulse sink. Two paroxysms of vomiting, in each of which he vomited three or four times; the nausea continued even in the interval of a quarter of an hour between the paroxysms; the ejecta had a sour smell. Long-continued vomiting. Vomiting of food. Violent vomiting. Even of the beginning of the vomiting he was obliged to lie down, and at its close he was so exhausted that it seemed as though the thighs would separate from the hip- joints. Before vomiting cold hands, after the vomiting hot hands, with orgasm of blood. Vomiting of food with green mucus. Vomiting of all food and long sleep. Vomiting of food with mucus and green substances. Vomiting, with heat of the body. Nightly vomiting of very tenacious mucus. Vomiting of mucus, and cold sweats. Green vomiting. Vomiting of green mucus. Profuse throwing off of mucus, with frequent eructations. Vomiting of green mucus, and afterwards of much froth. Vomiting of green mucus, followed by yellowish-green, sour-smelling mucus. Vomiting of green mucus, followed by chilliness. Vomiting of black-green mucus. Vomiting of dark-green mucus with diarrhoea, and yet appetite for eating and drinking. Vomiting of white mucus, at night. Vomiting of white mucus, with good appetite. Vomiting of much mucus, with extreme weakness. Vomiting, at first of bile and mucus, afterwards of black bile, at last of blood. Vomiting at first of bile, then of very tenacious mucus. Vomiting of bitter, sour, brown mucus with food, two hours after coffee, in the evening (third day). Black vomit. Stomach. Painful distension of the pit of the stomach. (Sensation of weakness in the stomach, with internal coldness in the epigastric region, with slight pressure). Fullness in the stomach after eating a little (third day). Pains in the stomach. Pains in the stomach and bowels. Acute pain in the epigastrium. Pain in the stomach as from ravenous hunger. Complained of stomachache, but eats drinks, and sleeps much. Pressure and drawing pains in the pit of the stomach. Violent pressure in the pit of the stomach which extends into the sternum, the hypochondriac region, and as far as the ilia (after eight hours). Pressure in the stomach after dinner (sixth day). Pressure in the pit of the stomach. Burning in the stomach. Heat and burning in the stomach, throat, peppermint drops. A burning pressure in the pit of the stomach and middle of the chest, with cramp in the stomach, and eructations after breakfast (sixth day). Burning ( incendium) in the epigastric region. Burning sensation in the stomach in the evening, and in the chest, like heartburn, with cold shivering over the back. Burning in the epigastrium and along the oesophagus. Pinching pain in the pit of the stomach, more when walking.

About the author

TF Allen

TF Allen

Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)
Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.

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